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Inside Ferguson’s October Protests

October 15, 2014 | by Terrance Pitts

Ukraine Needs Decentralization, Done Right

October 15, 2014 | by Vladyslav Galushko, Yaryna Zhurba

Open Society Voices

Grantee Spotlight

Fighting an Epidemic in Russia from 3,000 Miles Away

February 26, 2014 | by Tatyana Margolin

Russia doesn't offer treatment for people who use drugs—only punishment. But an innovative website is helping outreach workers educate drug users about legal rights, empowering them to defend their health.

Grantee Spotlight

New York City Leads the Way in Helping Young Men of Color Succeed

February 26, 2014

To bolster the success of young men of color in America, look to this innovative program.

Grantee Spotlight

Young Latin Americans Support a New Approach to Drugs

February 25, 2014

The drug policy debate in Latin America has been accelerating lately. A new study underlines this trend by showing that young, urban Latin Americans favor a re-assessment of current policies.

For Migrant Workers, a Mobile Phone Can Be a Powerful Ally

February 24, 2014 | by Elizabeth Frantz

What kinds of information do migrant domestic workers most need? And what are the best ways to get it to them?

Grantee Spotlight

Building a Women’s Movement in Southern Africa

February 19, 2014

By helping lay the groundwork, we’ve seen a flourishing of young women leaders in southern Africa.

Poland Eyes Alternative Strategy for Policing Drugs

February 19, 2014

Polish lawmakers are looking at replacing a failed strategy for policing drug offenses with a groundbreaking model pioneered in Seattle.

A Fresh Approach to Education Funding

February 19, 2014 | by Aleesha Taylor
At least 57 million children worldwide are not in school. Yet aid commitments to education are declining at an alarming rate. Innovative financing is one promising way to close that gap.

Case Watch: UK Appeals Court Disregards Evidence that Stop and Search is Discriminatory

February 18, 2014 | by Rebekah Delsol, Leah Wissow

There is a wealth of research that stop and search practices pursued by the Met are unfair. But courts refuse to look at the numbers.

Toward a Fairer Education System in Chile

February 17, 2014 | by Trine Petersen

Is an open society possible when education is segregated by one’s ability to pay for it? Giorgio Jackson explains the impact of recent political and social changes in Chile on the right to education.

Torture: It Can Happen Anywhere

February 13, 2014

Torture doesn’t happen only in interrogation rooms. Sometimes it takes place where you might least expect it. Juan Méndez, UN Special Rapporteur on Torture, explains.

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